Sandstone Point, a developing urban area opposite Bribie Island, is positioned where Pumicestone Channel meets Deception Bay. It is 19 km east of Caboolture and 45 km north-east of central Brisbane.
The area's easternmost part is Toorbul Point, once an assembly place for members of the Ningy Ningy Aboriginal clan. Toorbul, or 'Turrbal', was first learned by Nundah missionaries who were guided there by local Aborigines in 1841, the word apparently being a reference to the bora ground south of Bestman Road. There is also a stone fish trap near the shore line.
Toorbul Point has also been known as Sandstone Point, and the physical Toorbul Point is easily recognised as the high headland south of the Bribie Island bridge. The locality known as Toorbul is a few kilometres up Pumicestone Channel, on the far side of Ningi Creek.
Sandstone Point is on the busy Bribie Island Road. From only a few hundred people in the 1980s, the population exceeded 2000 in 2001. The Pebble Beach retirement-community estate (2002) includes a sports field and public reserve. On the north-east edge, on Pumicestone Channel, there are a caravan park and a marina.
The residential population is relatively aged (median age 50 years, 2006), but financially better off and less aged than the Bribie Island population. Age or income, however, did not stop a 45% increase in house prices at Sandstone Point in 2003.
Sandstone Point's census populations have been: